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The historic Carnegie Hall debut of the talented mezzo-soprano opera singer Marilyn Horne dates back to the year 1961. This was when she wowed the audience with her stunning concerto recital of Bellini’s ‘Beatrice di Tenda’. More than half a century later, the iconic artist’s bond with New York City’s most renowned music venue has blossomed in the shape of their collaborative venture, ‘The Song Continues’. The event is a weeklong affair that takes place annually, during the birthday (16th January) week of Marilyn Horne. Its aim is to polish and facilitate young music talents through master classes, workshops and recitals in order to celebrate and promote the art of song. You can now purchase the fast selling The Song Continues tickets and be a part of the unique celebration that brings together the legends of yesterday and the stars of the future.
The Carnegie Hall has played host to The Song Continues festival since 2004. The event is organized by the Marilyn Home Foundation that was founded twenty years back in 1993. Marilyn Horne is most known for her super hit recitals by the Italian composer Gioacchino Rossini. She was also honored with the ‘Greatest Rossini Singer in the World’ award by the Rossini Foundation in 1981. Horne has often attributed her phenomenal success to Rossini’s masterpieces that helped her achieve such recognition and adulation during her career. However, she has now decided to return and spread the knowledge of experience and talent that she has been blessed with during her illustrious career as a singer. In order to fulfill this purpose, ‘The Song Continues’ festival sheds light to the enormous and valuable work of her foundation wherein the amateur singers are taught, groomed and guided in each aspect of the singing art.
The festival includes specifically designed workshops and classes for people interested in taking up music as a profession. These programs are conducted by notable names as pianist and conductor James Levine, pianist Martin Katz and Marilyn Horne herself. Besides a number of other famed guest artists also participate in the activities of the event. James Morris, Thomas Hampson, Dmitri Hvorostovsky, Karita Mattila, Joyce DiDonato, David Daniels and Dolora Zajick are some of the prominent names who have graced the festival previously. The event also presents a series of duo recitals by the skilled performers of the Marilyn Home Foundation.
Over the past decade, the foundation has produced more than a hundred talented recitalists by holding various educational programs. It plays a significant role in paving the way for upcoming artists. It also sends them to perform for different community based concerts and events which provide exposure to the students thereby boosting their self-confidence.
Marilyn Horne herself was an extremely confident performer, who could command a packed show on her own. She also had an urge to constantly explore and discover various aspects of the art form. This quality reflected in the intensity of her performance. She went in depth of each note and composition that she lent her voice to. Through her joint venture of ‘The Song Continues’, she not only aims to provide technical expertise of song recital but also pays special focus on aspects like face expressions and body language. A strong stage presence with an understanding of each note is what makes a performer complete and successful. This is precisely what the artist strives to achieve for her students through her numerous festival endeavors.
With an accuracy of voice and technique coupled with a graceful and confident stage presence, Marilyn Horne is the definition of a star performer. She is now making an effort alongside many prominent music artists to pass on her rich and valuable music experiences to the younger generation, so as to enable them to become enriched and versatile musicians. So get your The Song Continues tickets and save yourselves a place at the festival that brings old and new talents together to help flourish the art of song.